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Candidates as space rockets

THE North Korean rocket that broke into pieces less than two minutes into its flight put me in mind of Rick Perry's presidential campaign. Newt Gingrich's reminds me of one of those NASA probes that heads off for the outer edges of the solar system and is never heard from again, apart from the faint occasional peep of an indecipherable radio signal. I suppose Mitt Romney's has to be the Saturn 5.
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Romney Edges Cain in Latest National Poll

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

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Politics / US Politics : Washington Wire (last month)

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Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

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